Definition of Dish-shaped

1. Adjective. Shaped like a dish or pan.

Exact synonyms: Dished, Patelliform
Similar to: Concave

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dish-shaped

dish-shaped (current term)
dish aerial
dish antenna
dish bitch
dish face
dish out
dish pig
dish rack
dish racks
dish stand
dish the dirt
dish towel
dish up
dish washer

Literary usage of Dish-shaped

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Psalms: A New English Translation with Explanatory Notes and an by Julius Wellhausen, Horace Howard Furness (1898)
"... circular dish-shaped pieces of metal with an outside handle, which are struck against each other sideways. Fig. rr. ASSYRIAN DRUMMER. Fig. ss. ..."

2. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1892)
"Dish-Shaped Organs. The dish-shaped organs are located near the dorsal surface ... When a quiescent worm is observed from the dorsal side, the dish-shaped ..."

3. Forty Years' Researches in British and Saxon Burial Mounds of East Yorkshire by John Robert Mortimer (1905)
"... and also in contact with the tilled surface, was a dish-shaped cavity, with sides burnt red, containing wood ashes and a few burnt bones of a young ..."

4. Report on Researches in an Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Long Wittenham, Berkshire by John Yonge Akerman (1861)
"Grave 71 was remarkable for the great number of amber beads (more than 270 in number) found in it, and for the unusual size of two dish-shaped fibulae (Pl ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"On one long-remembered Sunday morning, after he had gone to the parish church, three men strolled to the water, carrying each of them a large dish- shaped ..."

6. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1897)
"Clypeus not deepened dish-shaped in the middle 82. 82. Terminal segment of hind tarsi longer than the third. « ¡in i IM. p. > r 11» Foer. ..."

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